African Plant Database

Amaranthus sparganiocephalus Thell.
Information on the genus : Amaranthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual hairless herb, erect or with decumbent lower branches, ?at base, procumbent; branches 6-8 cm long …
Ecology : Dried-up riverbeds, grassland, bushland, waste ground, plantations, old manyatta sites, lava boulder hillside; alluvial soil in floodplain; 40-1500 m alt. Arabia, Socotra.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 326
Record n°326
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